§ 42-120-1 Commission established.
There shall be an American and Cape Verdean cultural exchange commission to
consist of nine (9) members, all of whom shall be American citizens descended
from Cape Verdean ancestry and residents of the state; three (3) of whom shall
be appointed by the speaker of the house of representatives; three (3) of whom
shall be appointed by the president of the senate; and three (3) of whom shall
be appointed by the governor. The commission shall establish, maintain, and
develop cultural ties between Cape Verdeans and Cape Verdean-Americans and
shall foster a special interest in the historical and cultural background of
both groups, as well as in the economic, political, social, and artistic life
of the countries involved.
(P.L. 1992, ch. 476, § 1; P.L. 2001, ch. 180, § 132.)